A qualified Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse administers skilled nursing care to patients on an intermittent basis in their place of residence. This is performed in accordance with physician orders and plan of care under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse. Services are furnished in accordance with Facility policies.


  • Understands and adheres to established policies and procedures
  • Implements the nursing care plan for each patient
  • Provides nursing services, treatments and diagnostic and preventive procedures as assigned
  • Initiates preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures as appropriate
  • Observes signs and symptoms and reports to the RN reactions to treatments, including drugs and changes in the patient's physical or emotional condition
  • Teaches and counsels the patient and family/significant others regarding the nursing care needs and other related problems of the patient at home
  • Evaluates with registered nurse the effectiveness of the LPN's/L.VN’s nursing service to the patient and family under the guidance of the registered nurse
  • Maintains accurate and complete records of observations, treatments and care of patient
  • Participates in medical record audit as assigned
  • Attends staff meetings, patient care conferences and in-services as scheduled

Is responsible for:

  • Submitting any changes in schedule to Director of Nursing/Nursing Supervisor on a daily basis
  • Participating in patient care conferences to discuss the need for involvement of other members of the health team, such as physical therapist or speech language pathologist.
  • Prepares clinical and progress notes
  • Assists the physician and RN in performing specialized procedures
  • Prepares equipment and materials for treatments
  • Observes aseptic technique as required


  • Graduate of a state approved school of practical (vocational) nursing and currently licensed in the state(s) in which practicing
  • Minimum of two (2) year experience in nursing, preferred
  • Acceptance of philosophy and goals of this Facility
  • Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment
  • Hold a current certification in CPR


  • Thursday, Friday, Saturday and every other Sunday

DirectShifts is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Your Right to Work
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Apply Here
First Name
Last Name
Create Password if new user
Upload your resume
By clicking Apply Now, you agree to our Terms and Privacy.
We'll be contacting you regarding your application on the phone number provided.

Note: Your information will never be shared without your permission.
About DirectShifts

We connect clinicians with hospitals directly, bypassing external staffing agencies or recruiters.

Earn more money
Fully transparent
Online Credentialing